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Category: Mythology

Mythology

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    “When Surya the sun god got married, his wife could not bear the heat of his rays and ran away. Surya was heartbroken and the world plunged into darkness. A dwarf asked a king for some land, which he measured with three footsteps, and ended up claiming the earth and the sky. Sage Daksha got his daughters married to the moon, but later, in a fit of rage, cursed the moon with consumption, making it wax and wane.
    These are some of the fifty myths from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, this collection of myths showcases the most enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology.

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    “Whose weapon of choice is a sugar-cane bow and a flower arrow?
    Who lives on Mount Meru?
    Whose superpower is knowledge?
    Dive into the coolest book ever written on the Hindu gods and goddesses, and discover all sorts of quirky, fun facts about them.
    From silly arguments to epic battles, from nasty monsters to divine divas, The Puffin Book of Hindu Gods and Goddesses juggles a range of tales and characters from Hindu mythology with colourful, zany illustrations to boot.

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  • Lost in time: Ghatotkacha and the Game

    ‘I am the rakshasa Ghatotkacha, born of the Lord Bhimasena and the lady Hidimba. I rule over hill and vale, wood and stream, protecting the spirit of the forest and all who live in it.’

    Young Chintamani Dev Gupta, on holiday in a bird camp near Lake Sattal, is transported via a wormhole to the days of the Mahabharata. Trapped in time, he meets Ghatotkacha and his mother, the demoness Hidimba. But the gentle giant, a master of illusion and mind-boggling rakshasa technology, wields his strength just as well as he knows the age-old secrets of the forest and the elemental forces. And in his enlightening company, Chintamani finds himself in the thick of the events of the most enduring Indian epic.

    An intense yet tender look at a rare friendship as well as the abiding puzzles of the past, this is a fascinating read.

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  • 101 Panchatantra Stories (Hindi)

    “The Panchatantra is a collection of short stories from India, Written more than 5000 years ago! The stories enable children to imbibe moral values in a fun manner. 101 Panchatantra Stories is a treasure trove of interesting tales accompanied vy beautiful illustrations.

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  • 365 Tales from Indian Mythology (Hindi)

    Indian mythology is a rich repository of fantastic tales. This book forms a perfect introduction to the Indian literary tradition. The episodic and concise format of this book, coupled with beautiful illustrations, makes it a fascinating engagement for kids. With this book, let your child indulge in a collection that offers a window into the world of the sublime.

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  • 365 Panchatantra Stories (Hindi)

    The stories of Panchatantra are ancient Indian fables that were written in Sanskrit and Pali. The central characters in these fascinating fables are mainly animals and birds. They show their typical characteristics in these stories and impart valuable life-lessons and morals. Stories This beautifully illustrated book offers a classic Panchatantra tale for every day of the year. Read about clever hares, cunning jackals, evil hunters, great friends and more! 365 Panchatantra Stories is the perfect addition to a child’s library.

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  • Ramayana : The Sacred Epic of Gods and Demons (Hindi)

    Traditions, wisdom and the rich history of the indian mythology are retold through this enriching collection of ancient texts of Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and Mahabharata

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  • Mahabharata: Indian Epic

    Traditions, wisdom and the rich history of the indian mythology are retold through this enriching collection of ancient texts of Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and Mahabharata

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  • Ramayana : The Sacred Epic of Gods and Demons

    Traditions, wisdom and the rich history of the indian mythology are retold through this enriching collection of ancient texts of Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and Mahabharata

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  • 365 Tales from Indian Mythology

    Indian mythology is a rich repository of fantastic tales. This book forms a perfect introduction to the Indian literary tradition. The episodic and concise format of this book, coupled with beautiful illustrations, makes it a fascinating engagement for kids. With this book, let your child indulge in a collection that offers a window into the world of the sublime.

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  • 365 Panchatantra Stories

    The stories of Panchatantra are ancient Indian fables that were written in Sanskrit and Pali languages. The central characters in these fascinating fables are many-a-times, animals and birds. They show their most identifying characteristics in the various stories, and impart valuable life-lessons and morals.
    This beautifully illustrated book offers a classic Panchatantra tale for every day of the year. Read about clever hares, cunning jackals, evil hunters, great friends and more! 365 Panchatantra Stories is a treasure of wisdom, the perfect addition to a child’s library.

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  • Greek Myths

    All is not well in the crumbling castle high above the mountain village of Fracture. The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a new robe. A very expensive new robe. To get the cash she will stop at nothing, including kidnapping, blackmail and more than a little black magic. But she reckons without the heroic Gracie Gillypot, not to mention a gallant if rather scruffy prince, two chatty bats, the wickedest stepsister ever, a troll with a grudge – and some very Ancient crones.

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  • Myths of the Norsemen

    The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin’s wanderings, Thor’s hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok – tales which have been told since time immemorial – are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story.
    With a brilliant introduction by Guardian Children’s Fiction prize-winner, Michelle Paver.
    Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who’s who, activities and more.

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    FOR MAGNUS CHASE: HOTEL VALHALLA GUIDE TO THE NORSE WORLDS will whet readers’ appetites for THE HAMMER OF THOR.

    It is a 176-page, smaller format book with black-and-white illustrations throughout. Helgi – the hotel manager – created this book for each hotel guest, so that he wouldn’t have to answer so many questions at the front desk.

    It has short entries about the deities, mythical beings, and fantastic creatures from the nine Norse worlds, and also contains bonus material, including interviews, newspaper articles, short stories and more. The tone is humorous, complementing Rick’s series.

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    The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars.

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  • Tales of the Greek Heroes

    The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars.

    Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

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    Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, has come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die.

    But they’re the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn’t ring any bells for him. There’s just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth.

    One thing is certain – Percy’s adventuring days aren’t over. He faces the most important quest of all: the Prophecy of Seven. If he fails, it’s not just their camp at risk. Percy’s old life, the gods, and the entire world might be destroyed . . .

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  • Aesop's Fables

    Over two hundred familiar tales from ‘The Dog in the Manger’ and ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ to much less familiar tales, each with its own sharply pointed moral.
    With an introduction by award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick.

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  • Beowulf, Dragonslayer

    In this thrilling re-telling of the Anglo-Saxon legend, Rosemary Sutcliff recounts Beowulf’s most terrifying quests: against Grendel the man-wolf, against the hideous sea-hag and, most courageous of all – his fight to the death with the monstrous fire-drake.

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  • King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time. From the magical moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life.

    One of the greatest legends of all time, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, award-winning author of Clay, Skellig, Kit’s Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters.

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